Late yesterday and this morning, the Federal Circuit released two nonprecedential orders, one denying a petition for a writ of mandamus seeking to order the Western District of Texas to promptly decide a motion to transfer and another dismissing an appeal. This morning, the Federal Circuit also released a summary affirmance in a case appealed from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Here is text from the order denying the petition for a writ of mandamus and links to the dismissal and the summary affirmance.
In re Current Lighting Solutions, LLC (Nonprecedential Order)
Current Lighting Solutions, LLC (“Current Lighting”) petitions for a writ of mandamus directing the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas to promptly decide its motion to transfer and to stay all merits proceedings pending final resolution of the venue dispute. Jiaxing Super Lighting Electric Appliance, Co., Ltd. and Obert, Inc. (collectively, “Super Lighting”) oppose.
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IT IS ORDERED THAT:
The petition is denied.